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Drought-hit Zimbabwe to transfer thousands of animals

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said Monday it would move hundreds of elephants and other animals in a dramatic bid to save them from a lethal drought. At least 120 elephants have already died over the past two months as the country grapples with one of the worst droughts in its history. …

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Doctors’ strike ‘unlawful’, says Zimbabwean court

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | A Zimbabwe court on Friday declared a five-week doctors’ strike over pay “unlawful” and gave the medics 48 hours to return to their wards. Doctors across the country are striking for a salary rise after rampant inflation lowered their pay to the equivalent of less …

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President Mnangangwa to attend 57th Independence celebrations

Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has invited the President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa to grace Uganda’s 57th Independence Anniversary. Mnangagwa replaced Robert Mugabe in August 2018 as president of Zimbabwe. Mugabe passed away last month. The National celebrations will be held in Sironko district under the theme “Consolidation …

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Robert Gabriel Mugabe burial underway in rural Zimbabwe home

Zimbabwe | AFP | The family of former Zimbabwe president Robert Gabriel Mugabe gathered in his rural homestead on Saturday, three weeks after his death, to attend a much-awaited burial ceremony in the village of Kutama. Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on September 6, aged 95, almost two years after …

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ZIMBABWE: Robert Mugabe will be buried at home village

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe announced on Thursday that ex-president Robert Mugabe would be buried at his home village in Zvimba as requested by his family. The government said the family of the former leader, who died in Singapore on September 6 aged 95, “has expressed its desire to …

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Mugabe died of cancer, says Zimbabwe media

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and …

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